channel-hopping

Related to channel-hopping: time hopping

channel-hopping

n
(Broadcasting) the activity of changing television channels repeatedly using a remote control device
Translations

channel-hopping

[ˈtʃænlˈhɒpɪŋ] N (Brit) (TV) → zapping m
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And simulation and real system implementation results show that CQM protocol outperforms the existing slotted seeded channel-hopping (SSCH) MAC protocol[14] and multichannel MAC (McMAC) protocol[15].
While channel-hopping other day, I came across John Barrowman singing show tunes on Sky Arts I didn't dare stay on the in case something like Jedward performing Bolshoi Ballet was up I redirected myself rolling news channels check if anyone had the sense to abandon yet.
But with Friday Night Football now a fixture and Europa League Thursdays, it's almost impossible to avoid the game when channel-hopping.
SUNDERLAND will prioritise the signing of Yann M'Vila this summer before manager Sam Allardyce goes Channel-hopping in search of bargains, writes STUART RAYNER.
15pm If you fancy a bit of channel-hopping, SS5 has Real Sociedad v Barcelona.
It was an unexpected treat to have breakfast in bed, do a little bit of channel-hopping and then finding that amazing feast of running and tackling going on Down Under.
Only the briefest of schedules is published daily, yet occasionally when I'm channel-hopping I come across some very good programmes being shown there - some of which are not mentioned in the schedule.
Don't get me wrong, her week might not be complete without a dose of Stevo, but my hunch is that should the multi Bafta-winning actress decide to go on a frenzy of mid-evening channel-hopping tonight, she's unlikely to rest too long on 401.
While channel-hopping last week, I came across something called the FIFA Confederations Cup on BBC3.
A few years ago, my channel-hopping son chanced upon a TV station which fuelled a jewellery-making fire in my talented spouse.
QWHILE channel-hopping about two months ago, I saw footage of atrocities in Sri Lanka.
Enough to put you off channel-hopping for life and that was just Gavin Henson's tan.

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